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Icon of the event  Chrysalide:  poésie-performance avec musique et vidéo
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Spectacle réalisé par Joël Guzman et Mallory Patte-Serrano....

Icon of the event Wednesday Afternoon Movies: Bridge of Spies, Money Monster & Snowden
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us in the auditorium Wednesday afternoons from 2-4:30 pm....


Upcoming Dates:
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Icon of the event Gumboots Workshop
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Gumboots is a rhythmic, dynamic dance originating from South Africa, and requires the use of rubber boots. A first influence of Stomp dance, the body becomes the musical instrument. Fun guaranteed with Just Aissi, choreograph...

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Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Deep in the Sahara desert, as they try to get to Europe, Léonard, from Cameroon, rescues Hope, a Nigerian woman. Dans un monde hostile où chacun doit rester avec les siens, ils vont tenter d'avancer ensemble, et de s'aimer. H...

Icon of the event Lowdown Tracks ; a celebration of music and survival
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lowdown Tracks is a powerful documentary exploring the world of Toronto's homeless musicians. Toronto Reference Library is pleased to present a screening of the film with live performances by some of the film's musicians. A p...

Icon of the event Historical Gardens of Tuscany
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Starting in Florence, Donna Fenice takes us on a journey to some of the most beautiful public and private gardens of this endlessly enchanting region, providing insights along the way into the historical forces that inspired ...

Icon of the event Arts Film Series :The Middle of the World
Mon Jan 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Romao, illiterate and unemployed, feels destiny drawing him on an odyssey to Rio de Janeiro in pursuit of a job and a decent life. Based on a true story, The Middle of the World follows a family of seven on a journey 2,000 mi...

Icon of the event Arts Film Series : Difret
Mon Feb 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Three hours outside of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her. The brave Hirut grabs a rifle and tries to escape, but ends up shooting her would-be hu...

Icon of the event From Skin to Steel and Beyond - The History of Steelpan
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Joy Lapps presents a general understanding of steelpan, its history and its present cultural and social contributions to communities throughout the world and locally....

Icon of the event The Girly Show: Burlesque Onscreen
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Set in a burlesque house, the virtuous Judy (Maureen O'Hara) and the brazen Bubbles (Lucille Ball) strike up an intense rivalry after realizing they're after the same man in DANCE, GIRL, DANCE (1940), Dorothy Arzner's hilario...